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    September 2, 2010
    7:00 - 8:32am PDT  

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good morning. i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. claudine wong is in the shopping center where two of the victims worked in that killing spree. >> reporter: in the last couple of minutes someone dropped off some flowers for -- flowers for cindy tran. on the door, there is a sign up that says the salon will be closed for the week. coworkers are having a difficult time through all of
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this. they've seen this all unfold. we're learning some talked to her in the moments of before she was killed. the salon owner called her the night she was killed because police had been by asking her about the killing of ricardo sales. he was killed in tran's home. he and his son rented rooms there. now according to "the times" the owner called her because he didn't want her to come in until that issue was settled. but when she picked up her cell phone, he was so upset, he couldn't understand her. he handed the phone to a coworker. she was yelling and then heard sirens. and then there was silence. a short time later, jesse borhi was killed by police. >> we always knew there was
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something about him. she loved him. >> reporter: now, it's the relationship between tran, valdemoro and sales that police now believe led to sales's fatal beating. they believe valdemoro was jealous of their relationship. the younger sales is still missing. still a lot to understand and certainly there are some things we may never understand but it does appear this shopping complex is where the path of valdemoro and three of his victims did cross. you are taking a look at flowers left by a passerby. we had a couple of people stop us and make sure the person they remember here is the same person that was killed. they are still trying to wrap their minds around all of this, as our investigators in this case. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, claudine. another angle to this case, investigators are still checking efren valdemoro's suspected ties to the deaths of
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two women in vallejo. police found their bodies in the home where one of them lived and where valdemoro often stayed. it's believed the women had been dead for several days. in another bizarre twist, it appears the husband of one of the victims was still living in the house. and what's more, police say 72- year-old charles rittenhouse had stocked up on bomb-making materials that he took from his chemical engineering job. >> when we located the chemicals, they were in a stable state. they were not a danger to the community at this point because they were not combined in the appropriate mixture to become a danger. >> rittenhouse is now in jail facing several weapons and explosives charges. stay with ktvu channel 2 as we follow the case of efren valdemoro. you can find more information at ktvu.com. time now k 70 -- time now, 7:04, a 6-year-old salinas boy
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is in critical condition at a bay area hospital after being injured in a gun accident. it happened on his home on santa rita street about 5:00 last night. investigators say the 6-year- old found a shot gun under his parent's bed. his 12-year-old brother tried to take the shot gun away and that's when, according to police, the gun went off. the children were home alone at the time. police are have reportedly recommended that criminal charges be filed against the parents. there will be a funeral today for the 13-year-old oakland by who was shot to death last week as he walked with his brother. police say clark was killed on the street. the noon ral for the 13-year- old begins at noon today at the urban missions bible college on 105th avenue in oakland. if you have any information about the murder of jaman clark, contact police. san leandro police are
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searching for the -- for the killer of a man shot to death while answering his door. investigators were at the home yesterday on drake avenue looking for evidence. police say the man was in his 20s, the man who was shot, as he opened his door tuesday night and he was found dead in the entryway. his mother was shot in the elbow. she will be okay. so far police have not released their name. 7:05. a teacher at a pittsburg school has been arrested on the charge of possessing child pornography. the contra costa sheriff's department says 26-year-old alice bursh was tangen into custody yesterday morning. detectives say they -- they took out evidence from the home. an antioch man is facing 200 years in prison after a contra costa jury found him guilty of molesting and taking
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explicit photos of a young female relative. the jury deliberated for about four hours this week. they convicted 5-year-old kevin mueller of eight felony charges including lewd acts on a child. his victim, now 11 years old, testified that mueller molested her from the age of 5 until he was arrested two years ago. his sentencing date has not yet been set. there's good news from the labor department this morning. both continuing and new jobless claims are down. first-time filings for unemployment benefits dropped. it's the second week in a row initial claims dropped but the number still remains well above levels that are considered a sign of a healthy economy. the number of continuing claims fell by 23,000 to 4.46 million. stocks are staying pretty quiet this morning because the government's big monthly report on unemployment is due out
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tomorrow. as the job picture appears to be slightly improving. thousands of hotel workers are lining up in protest against the hyatt corporation. these are live pictures in san francisco where a protest is just getting underway on the embarcadero. workers say they've endured pay cuts and lost hours. they want to lock workers in a permanent recession. this is just one of several demonstrations planned in the bay area and across north america today. today is another spare the air day. as we look -- that's a nice picture. >> beautiful. >> the high temperatures -- the high temperatures we're expecting today are expected to produce unhealthy conditions. they say if you can avoid driving, take public transportation. let's check in with sal in the santa cruz mountains.
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overturned vehicle. is this the one leaking bear? >> i want to use the map here just to show you where it is. this big rig flipped over. the trailer flitched over. it's blocking two lanes. our newschopper2 is almost there. if it gets there before the traffic report is over, we'll show you some pictures of it. newschopper2 is in the santa cruz mountains now and we are alooking for the problem. we may come back to it just to alert the guys in the control room. in is a look at 880 in oakland. traffic is moving along okay. the raiders play a preseason game. that means it's gonna be crowded starting sometime after 4:00 this afternoon at the coliseum. san francisco 101 north and southbound, a little bit busy now. the 49ers play a preseason game this afternoon -- or this
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evening at 7:00 at candlestick park. that means that 101 is also going to be crowded, not only in san francisco but also going to be crowded on the peninsula getting up to the candlestick exit. i don't think newschopper2 is there, we'll come back to it. the newschopper2 is there, this is where they are taking the trucks off of the freeway on 17, taking cars and cars and trucks off 17 southbound. so they are not allowing anyone to go past the scene. just up the road is where the truck is overturned carrying beer. this is where they are doing the detour on southbound 17. no one is getting through past the summit. people are being diverted onto summit road. more pictures are coming up. let's go to steve. thank you. yesterday, a pretty good warmup. 80s, 90s on the coast for many. not everyone but many. inland it was in the 90s. we start off with clear skies.
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here's something you don't see very often. the wind conditions, calm, oakland, calm. fairfield, calm. same for napa/santa rosa. very rare to see all of those, especially sfo, oakland, out to the napa airport and fairfield, there's no wint of a sea breeze yet. fog close to the coast. it's trying. it won't make it. cooler by the coast. it will still be warmer inland. the extended means into the weekend. much cooler. next week looks dramatically cooler. temperatures we're starting off in the 50s and 60s. san francisco, 65. san rafael's 65. twin peaks, 70. china basin, 68. mill valley, 61. marina district, 60. the coolest, 55.
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high pressure just takes care of everything today. sunny, warm to hot, 70s, 80s, 90s near 100. we'll go 88 in the city with a little bit of a sea breeze late but it will still be mild to warm. southern california dealing with fog. we're dealing with high pressure but there will be a system coming in to the left of your screen which will be here tomorrow. patchy fog, coast, the effects of it. warm to hot. won't take much. maybe a light west wind late, but not before we see 90s to the interior. a little bit dealer -- cooler tomorrow. here comes the cooling trend for the weekend. tori and dave? >> all right. thank you, steve. it's 7:12. there were some sharp jabs during the first political debate of the season. we'll have the highlights between the debate of barbara boxer and carly fiorina. and we'll have information on the gam who held people hostages on the east coast. soutof laredo, the's a place...
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good morning. there is a truck accident. you can see the truck has flipped over. it's not a beer truck per say, it's one of those container trucks that happened to be loaded down with beer. southbound 17 is closed. it's gonna take a while for them to remove this. they are quickly -- working quickly. southbound 17 traffic is not getting through. they are letting some of the cars that are stuck in the backup get through on the other side of traffic there. you are see a big delay in both directions on highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains. this is near the summit between
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the summit and glenwood cutoff. it looks like they are trying to get this truck rightened -- righted and get it out of there as soon as possible. right now in washington, d.c., hillary clinton is presiding over middle east peace talks at the state department. now, this is the first time in almost two years that israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and mahmoud abbas have met face to face for negotiations. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with all of the details. good morning, allison -- alison. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. let's get right to a live look inside the state department. some of the dignitaries are starting to arrive for the first talks for the israeli and palestinians. it rb the first such meeting for -- it will be the first such meeting for hillary clinton. she's making an opening statement and then the cameras will be kicked out.
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both sides will try to reach an agreement in a year. one of the most urgent issues could derail talks on that immediately. palestinians are calling on israelis to stop the settlements in the west bank or they will pull out of the negotiations. president obama says he's cautiously optimistic about making progress for you. we're gonna keep covering this for you and i will have another update in an hour. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alison. in their first debate aired live right here on ktvu, u.s. senate dits, barbara boxer and carly fiorina, did not mince words. >> i think the senator must run on her record and the truth is her record is long on talk and very short on achievement. >> when she was ceo of hewlett- packard before she was terminated, actually, she shipped 30,000 jobs overseas. >> the candidates expressed sharply different opinions on
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many issues. for example, boxer believes people on the no-fly list should not be able to obtain guns. but fiorina says the list is mismanaged and should not be used to take away gun rights. >> here's the truth -- we should not be taking constitutional rights away from citizens. and at the same time, giving constitutional rights to terrorists. and that's exactly what barbara boxer is in favor of doing. >> pi ms who are trained have a -- pilots who are trained have a right to carry the gun in the cockpit because there's so much concern by the pilots that they be able to take action. that's where you want to have a gun, on the airplane, not giving it to people on terrorist watch list. >> the debate at st. mary's college was the first and so far only scheduled debate between the two candidates before the november election. well, supporters of both candidates gathered outside the entrance to st. mary's college
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with dualing demonstrations. [ chanting ] >> now, fiorina supporters say the country needs her to stop the country from becoming socialists. and a group of nurses and union members showed up to support boxer, saying she cares about working people. now, our coverage of the debate between barbara boxer and carly fiorina continues at our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. you will find longer excerpts to hear and see. just look for the "debate" tab. we're learning more about the gunman who burst into the discovery channel headquarters in maryland yesterday. it's being reported he talked with a network news producer as he was holding three people hostage. >> we all went to the windows to see and s.w.a.t. and everyone was pulling out guns, drawn. so we knew something was going on. >> the gunman identified as james lee reportedly had some issues with discovery channel programs like kate plus 8
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because it promoted population growth. police eventually shot and killed lee. a homelessman formerly from california and the hostages were released. right now, ben bernanke is testifying before a panel about how to prevent another financial meltdown. these are live pictures. bernanke is saying if large institutions are a threat to the financial system they should be shut down before they trigger a crisis situation. he also said that bailouts are not the solution. bernanke says if there's just one lesson to learn from the recent financial fiasco, it's the too big to fail issue must be resolved. today we will learn the results of an independent having into pg&e's smart meters. this morning, the consultant
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hired to review those meters will have a meeting in san francisco. following that meeting, pg&e will make the results public. the independent audit of the smart meter program was ordered after many pg&e customers complained their rates skyrocketed after the new meters were installed. a fascinating story that is a dream come through for hundreds of teachers and students all over california. the teachers had posted a wish list on the website called donors choose -- donors donorschoose.org. on tuesday, the executive director of the clair gioniti fund asked how much it would cost to pay for each teacher 'web list and then there was a check issued for $1.3 million.
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>> that's great. a lot of the supplies that the teachers need. a lot of it is paid out of their pocket. if you are looking for a little happiness you may want to take a look at your paycheck. also ahead -- police need your help. they are trying to find this man. we'll tell you what he's accused of doing. that's coming up. yoef turned truck in the santa cruz mountains loaded down with 43,000 pounds of beer complicating the effort to remove it is causing a big problem. we'll tell you more straight ahead.
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welcome back. authorities are looking for a bank robbery suspect responsible for a spree of robberies all over the bay area and near sacramento. take a look. the most recent incident happened last friday at a bank of america in auburn. on july 28th, police say the suspect went into a bank of the west branch in san jose and handed a demand note to a teller. now, police think this suspect
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is responsible for nine robberies, including ones in mountain view, menlo park and roseville. 7:24. money may not buy happiness but according to one new study it can sure help. a research organization conducted a study of almost 4,000 adults to find the happiest americans. the results show the happiest people are extroverted, earning more than $75,000 a year are also happy and engaged to be married. people who are married are happier than divorced people but they had only average happiness. best just to stay engaged and not get married. [ laughter ] >> 7:25. i'm happy sal's back. he has the latest on what's happening in the santa cruz mountains. >> some people are unhappy because they have to drive on 17. it's a big mess. newschopper2 showing the
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overturned truck carrying beer, 17,000 pounds. southbound lanes are blocked. they are doing a detour. but traffic is a mess. we'll have more on this coming up in a few minutes with an expanded report. east shore freeway at university avenue on the shoulder. an accident and traffic is backing up into el cerrito and he richmond -- and richmond. he's steve. thank you. we have very mild conditions. hayward and san francisco are both sitting at 67 degrees. those two are the warmest. there's not too much of a breeze. what breeze there is slightly offshore. 64 here already in jack london square. temperatures very mild. fog is out to sea. it will be back tomorrow. maybe late today with a sea breeze. that's why i put that fog in 245er. 78, 88, 98. santa rosa, napa, 65. the city, 67. 62 in concord, 65 at san jose state's meteorology department.
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the system to the left will start to work it way in tomorrow. that will help cool things down. but today, patchy fog at best. some of you -- you may not even feel it until late. warm to hot away from the coast. 60s, 70s, 80s on the beaches to 90. now, tomorrow the fog starts to come back. it will be cooler for the weekend and next week will be dramatically cooler. >> reporter: in san -- in san pablo workers react to a man who has been missing since saturday.
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breaking news in the santa cruz mountains, where we have a truck that has spilled beer, 43,000 pounds of beer blocking both lanes of southbound 17. as you can see, these are live pictures from newschopper2 as we push into the trailer that's flipped over. the lanes of 17 southbound are closed. northbound traffic is getting through, but this is a big problem. traffic diversions in the area
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but it's very slow. if you can put off your trip in the santa cruz mountains in the southbound direction you would be well -- you would do well to do so. now, northbound coming from santa cruz to los gatos, it will be delayed but you can still get through. at 7:30, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. this morning we're learning what may have set off a crime street that left five people dead in three bay area cities. 38-year-old efren valdemoro is at the center of this bizarre and complicated homicide case. investigators are looking at jealous rage as one possible motive. they now believe valdemoro killed a 73-year-old hercules man because he thought either the victim or his son was having an affair with valdemoro's girlfriend. the son is still missing. investigators are also looking into valdemoro's troubled past. >> he was someone who had relationships with people and generally borrowed money and availed himself of the use of their vehicles and things like
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that. >> police have identified valdemoro's girlfriend as 46- year-old cindy tran. they say valdemoro strangled her during the high-speed chase that came before his fatal shooting tuesday night. coworkers say they were on the phone with tran during the chase and heard her pleading for her life. "i could hear the car accelerating and he was yelling at her. i couldn't understand what he was saying and i yelled for someone to call 911 and suddenly it was silent." apartment this point -- >> at this point, there are five people confirmed dead. take a look. efren valdemoro on the far left was shot to death by the chp. cindy tran was found dead in his car. the bodies of se gun -- the
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bodies of two women were found in his home. ricardo sales is dead and his son, frederick sales is missing. kraig debro has more. >> reporter: here in san pablo i've been talking with people who worked with frederick sales at doctors medical center and i got some reaction to that. >> the fact that he is missing kind of threw me. i was taking care of one of my patients and i looked up at the tv and i saw the story. i heard other people talking about it. we're all very surprised. >> frederick's a very
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dependable employee. that's why we're so concerned. this is not like him, to not be around. >> reporter: frederick sales was reported missing on saturday. his father, ricardo, was reported missing but found later that day bludgeoned to death in the room he rented from cindy tran. the sal -- the saleses lived at this home on crepe myrtle. police say valdemoro strangled his girlfriend to death during the high-speed chase. police shot valdemoro later that night after they say he threatened them with a knife. the three were involved in a fight. >> we're not exactly sure what that dispute was about. it was related either to the
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housing situation or the romantic relationship. >> although police are not saying definiteny that valdemoro is responsible he killed two women. reporting live in san pablo, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:39. testimony continues today in the trial of three men accused of killing the owner of a popular los gatos restaurant. mark akile was shot to death outside of his home two years ago. during eaching statements yesterday, prosecutors described the killing as a murder for hire case. fellow restaurant owner, paul garcia, is accused of hiring people to kill akile because of a woman they've been been -- they have both been dating. 25-year-old gannon was arraigned on charges yesterday.
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he was arrested after police say he shot and killed his fiance's friend, jasmine. investigators say before the shooting, there was an argument between the man and his fiancee and that the man had accused his fiancee of being unfaithful. well, the san carlos city council could decide today on an outsourcing plan for its police force. ktvu's jade hernandez joining us now. she has all of the details. good morning, jade. >> good morning. it looks like there's gonna be changes here in san car please. the most obvious, the police officers trading in their uniforms. the city just cannot afford their police department anymore. it seems that the -- that another department will be taking over. sansan carlos city officials did not want to lay off their police officers. so they shopped around for an outside entity to take the department over. the department went out when
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the department promised to rehire those officers plus a bump in pay. they would also be exempt from layoffs their first year. the chief would still oversee the bureau for the sheriff's department. the only downside, part-time workers, and volunteers, about three or four, might not retain their status. what about the police department building? it would become a sheriff's substation, housing both sheriff's employees and former san carlos officers. the rest of the personnel would be based in redwood city's hall of justice. if all of the details are approved tonight, this matter will go to the county board of supervisors. the sheriff's office is tentativety scheduled to take over on october 31st of this year. reporting live in san carlos, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2
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news. >> it's 7:37. we want to check in with sal. >> newschopper2 with live pictures of this overturned truck carrying 43,000 pounds of beer. this truck flipped over about an hour and a half ago. southbound 17 completely blocked just past the summit. there are detours set up. northbound is getting through. got a treat from my friend, damon bruce, who estimated that 43,000 pounds is 268 kegs. thank you for that knowledge and right now they are calling in for as many personnel as they can from chp and the tow truck companies to get there so they can unload this beer and put it on to this other truck you see pulling up here. it will be a while before this -- that's actually a tow truck. but they are waiting for another truck to arrive before they can get the beer out of the truck and right the truck. it will be a while.
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westbound bay bridge backed up for about 15 minutes' delay. no problems here as you drive -- as you drive up to the toll plaza. let me just move the mouse here. i'm having a little trouble. there we go. let's go to the peninsula. highway 101 looks pretty good. a little bit of slow traffic heading down to the peninsula. across the freeway, the nimitz in hayward, a little bit of slow traffic heading south. here's steve. pretty picture. we have no fog to speak of. twin peaks and much of the city sitting in the 60s and 70s. it's a mild condition and look at this. i mean, fairfield, calm. neamp airport -- napa airport calm, same for san francisco, oakland and sfo. if there's no breeze for sfo, up through napa and the delta and fairfield, you and i know it will be warm. that's what we're starting off
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with. there is a slight component. warm to hot today. fog here the coast but it's having a hard time touching it. it will be cooler by the coast. the weekend we'll cool down a lot. next week, next tuesday/wednesday, a very strong low drops in and it's possible you -- today we're starting off. there's that 70 in twin peaks. china basin, 68. >> most of the wind directions are very, very easterly or southerly. they are not showing westerly yet. the fog will continue to try to work its way in but not before the city hits 88. we'll be way above that. i think that will happen by noon. then you'll get the sea breeze late. if you need to get to the beach, today's the day to do
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it. it will be foggy and cooler. santa rosa, 97. walnut creek, 96. oakland downtown, 91. and san jose, 93 yesterday. we'll go 93 today. mount tam sitting at 76. there's very warm air aloft. big differences in some of these temperatures, especially in higher elevations that are already warm. the fog is in southern california in big sur starting to work its way up. a very strong low will begin to impact us tomorrow. patchy fog at best. otherwise warm to hot. 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. low, mid- to upper. a little cooler tomorrow. here's your cooling trend on the weekend, tori. >> thank you, steve. it's 19 minutes before 8:00. today a bay area city will consider a plan for an energy plant powered by chicken waste. in a few hours, wheg mitman will find out -- meg whitman
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will find out if she's be -- she's going to be forced off the campaign.
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taking a live look at the big board on wall street, the dow is up slightly this morning, there was some good news. pending sales of previously used u.s. homes rose unexpectedly in july, suggesting the tax credit that expireed was effective. the markets are quiet ahead of the big monthly report on unemployment that's due out tomorrow. right now the dow is up almost
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6. nasdaq is up 11. s&p up 4. breaking news. del -- dell will not match the offer with of hewlett-packard for the from mont-based -- freemont-based company. dell had until last night to top that. hp offered another $70 million and beat them. dell is walking away. taking a quick look at their stock, hp's stock is up slightly. dell down slightly. knew this morning, aol announced a new five-year deal with dwoog. the deal essentially renews a previous agreement. aol can put content on google's youtube. aol is also working with google
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to create a search product for mobile devices. residents ace long the east coast are getting ready right now because hurricane earl is coming. could it land by tonight? our reporter sandra endo is in kill devil hill north carolina right now with the latest information. sandra, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, dave. we've been here since daybreak. i can tell you that the winds are starting to pick up. it's a gorgeous day outside. can you see the waves are starting to get a little bigger out there. but everyone here on the north carolina coast as well as the total eastern seaboard are keeping a watchful eye on hurricane earl. many people in north carolina are stocking up for hurricane earl. >> we're just getting enough stuff for two days in case we get stuff in. we have a gas barbecue. so we'll barbecue if we need to. a lot of drinks. >> pretty much. we're here until sunday. >> reporter: the mandatory
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evacuation went into effect on wednesday for hat hat ter is -- hatteras island. >> we're ready. let me say that one more time. we're ready, as anybody can be. we feel comfortable this morning that we have in place the resources and the surprise and the capacity to do whatever it takes for north carolina and our citizens to be safe and to be able to survive this ent. >> reporter: earl's eye is not expected to make landfall in the u.s. many forecast models show it will travel just off the east coast making landfall in nova scotia. still, many states will feel the force of the storm's winds and rains. hurricane watches and warnings are out in places like connecticut and massachusetts that are being pulled up in the advance of the storm.
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many who have seen their neighbors leave town are hoping earl will pass on by. >> maybe it will past by and we'll be back together again. >> reporter: now, president obama signed a disaster declaration for north carolina ahead of the storm and the strong winds and heavy rain is expected to hit here late tonight. i'm sandra endo, dave back to you. >> thank you. 7:47. well, today republican candidate for governor, meg whitman, will find out if she will be compaining this month or sitting in a jury box. whitman reported for jury. they told her to check back today. according to "the san jose mercury news" if meg whitman is selected, she would be sitting on a jury and deciding whether to convict an accused child
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molester. a woman is suing abercrombie & fitch because she says they refused to hire her because she wears a head device. 7:48. the sonoma county board of supervisors holds a special meeting. it's about using chicken waste to make energy. a private company wants to turn that waste from local egg farms into methane gas. the company's plan says there's enough waste to provide power to 2100 homes. right now the waste is taken to oakland. it's used by east bay mud to generate energy. a -- livermore valley winemakers will observe a long- held tradition today. they will gather later this morning for the annual blessing of the grapes. the 10:30 ceremony is also a
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government officials in chile are telling relatives of those 33 trapped cool miners to -- coal miners to leave out any bad news when they write
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letters to the men. yesterday, the rescuers lowered down an mp-3 player and gave the men their first hot meals in weeks. we're hearing reports five of the men are suffering from depression now. they survived 28 days underground. it's expected to take weeks, maybe months to drill an escape tunnel deep enough to get out. eight minutes before 8:00. someone returned medals and mementos belonging to a world war ii veteran in pacheco. the items were stolen in a home robbery over the weekend. in a deal with investigators, police agreed not to pursue the identity of the person who had the metals if he -- medals if he rushed them. they dropped off at a pacheco fire station. the head of a young deer was sitting in the parking lot.
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police received several calls about it. animal control was called to take it away. animal control says it's really not that uncommon to get so many calls, especially during hunting season. new evidence is showing the stress that's caused by home foreclosures is having a real effect on the health of people. right now, one in ten american households are behind on their mortgage payments and in oakland, it's been more like one in four. the first of its kind report by the alameda county health department shows 38% of those people are hoping with foreclosures. they say they've got declining health over the past two years. with nearly a third of them saying their mental health has worsened over that time period. in washington, the oval office has had a makeover. take a look at a before-and- after picture of the white house. the updates include new striped wallpaper, couch the, lamps and
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that rug -- couches, lamps and that rug. there's quotes from abraham lincoln and john f. kennedy. the white house is not saying how much it cost but it's comparable, they say, to what past administrations have spent. we want to check in with sal castanedo giving us an update on the situation in the santa cruz mountains. >> all right. tori and dave, unfortunately that big rig still being cleaned up. it was carrying 43,000 pounds of beer. southbound 17 happened almost two years ago. look at the commute there. southbound and northbound 17 very, very slow. southbound 17 near the summit shut down they are doing a detour but they still have to deal with the beer before they can get the truck uprighted and moved out of there. even northbound the commute will be bad there. the bay bridge, a 10 to 15- minute delay, reminding you there are two preseason
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football games. both the 49ers and the raiders have moved. the 49ers play at candlestick at 7:00. the raiders play at the same time. expect traffic on 880 and 101. let's go to steve. your temperatures look like they've already bottomed out. it will be warm to hot away from the coast. it looks like a warm day. we'll start to a cooling trend tomorrow. 65 in san francisco. look, san rafael, fairfield, napa, santa rosa, they are all in the mid-50s. so the city is running warmer than many. san jose, 66. san jose state's meteorology department, says 67. same for hayward. a little northeast wind there. the fog is going down the coast. it's very shallow it doesn't have much of a chance today. maybe late today it might.
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70s have, 80s. a very strong low will start to dig into the pacific northwest. the first one had had be this weekend and then a very strong one next tuesday/wednesday for a huge cooldown. today, patchy fog on the coast but it won't matter for too many. warm to hot. light west wind. highs 60s, 70sened -- 70s and 90s by the beaches and lower 90s inland. tomorrow, cooler. much cooler as we go into the weekend and then really big- time cooling next week. police in the city just south of the bay area are investigating a home-alone shooting. the victim, just 6 years old. investigators now say the jealous rage may be the meetive in a killing spree in the bay area.
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a teacher and coach at a bay area school is facing serious criminal charges involving children. also, the search for a killer continues in the east bay. this follows a crime that happened right at the victim's front door. 43,000 pounds of beer ended up on the freeway as a truck overturned, still blocking lanes on a major highway. "mornings on 2," the second hour, starts now. >> good morning. welcome back. i'm tori campbell. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. it's thursday, september 2nd. let's get right to our top story -- a major accident in the santa cruz mountains. >> yeah. now, sal you're watching all of this, what's happening out there? >> this truck overturned about two hours ago now. southbound 17, just past the
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summit between that and the cutoff. a truck making the curve didn't quite make it, flipped over and spilled its load. some of the beer is leaking from this truck. now, no one was seriously hurt but the lanes of 17 are blocked still as they try to get the beer off the truck and then they are going to right the trailer and get it out of there. meanwhile, 17 in both directions is going to be very slow. they have a detour set up on southbound 17. so technically, you can get through but i
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charges be filed.
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san leandro police are searching for the killer after man shot to death while answering his door. investigators were at the home yesterday. it's on drake avenue. police were looking for evidence at the -- at the home. the man in his 20s was shot as he opened his door tuesday night e was found dead in the entryway -- he was found dead in the entryway. his mother was found in the elbow but she will be okay. police have not released their names. a teacher at a pittsburg school has been arrested on charges of possessing child porn gray firefighter -- pornography. alex bursch was taken into
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custody yesterday. police confiscateed several computers that contained child pornography. he was a coach for the local swim team, the pleasant hill dolphins. 8:08. let's check in with sal castanedo. this time you are taking a look at the south bay. >> there are a lot of problems in the south bay with that overturned beer truck. we have video of newschopper2 with this truck that flitched over. it was carrying 43,000 tons of beer. you can see the lanes are blocked. some are getting through as you u -- as you use the alternative. they are working hard to get that truck out of the way as soon as possible.
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northbound 101 in sunnyvale there is a crash. the south bay commute is not doing well. here's steve. thank you, sal. good morning to you, all. yes, yes. sunshine across the bay. september, usually along the coast and city, some of the best weather. downtown san francisco, 84. today we're going for 88. then we start a cooling trend. it will start tomorrow. i'm going to let a little ahead of myself because after today, it looks like it's going to be a lot cooler as we get to the weekend and then really cool next week, the possibility of rain next tuesday/wednesday for northern california. cooler tomorrow. it will still be warm inland but not as hot as today. cooler for all. what's interesting is the pattern, now that we're in
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september, it look likes we're going into the sixth month where the pattern stays the same. today, high pressure says i'm around and i'm going to give you warm temperatures. temperatures begin to warm up. 97 in santa rosa. 88 in the city. oakland, 91. it's 76 at mount tam. very warm air aloft. crockett, 63. 40s in in the mountains but 50s in southern california. a lot of fog down there. it's coming up the coast. it's also starting to work its way towards us. it's not going to matter today. patchy fog. warm to hot inland. light wind possible late. right now there's nothings, 60s, 70s and 80s and 90s. fog on the coast tomorrow and then here comes the cooling
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trend into the weekend and then much cooler next week. 8:11. u.s. senate candidates barbara boxer and carly fiorina took the gloves off in the first debate. >> my opponent is used to shipping jobs to china. we'll tell you about guns and the no-fly list. we'll learn more about the gunman in the hostage situation in washington, d.c. uth of laro, there's a place... so hot, rattlesnakes combust.
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right now in washington, d.c., hillary clinton is presiding over talks for negotiations. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the latest on this. good morning, allison -- allison. >> reporter: good morning to you. secretary clinton says she firmly believes the two sides can reach a peace agreement. she told the leaders, the i israeli and -- the race israeli and palestinian leaders, we believe in you. she believes the leaders can make peace a reality.
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this meeting marks the first time the two sides have sat down for direct talks in nearly two years. >> we believe, prime minister and president, that you can success, and we understand that -- that you can succeed and we understand that this is in the national security interest in the united states that you do so. but we cannot and we will not impose a solution. both leaders have agreed to try to reach agreements on critical issues that divide them within the year. there are many hurdles. this morning, the palestinian prim emphasized that a lasting peace was not possible without security assurances from israel. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. in their first debate aired live and broadcast all over california right here on ktvu channel 2, u.s. senate candidates, barbara boxer and carly fiorina did not mince
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words. >> i think the senator must run on her record. the truth is her record is long on talk and very short on achievement. >> when she was ceo of hewlett- packard, before she was terminated, actually, she shipped 30,000 jobs overseas. >> you no the candidates expressed sharply different views. boxer says people on the no-fly list should not be able to have guns. but fiorina says the list is mismanaged and shouldn't be used to take away rights. >> here's the truth -- we should not be taking constitutional rights away from citizens. at the same time, giving constitutional rights to terrorists. and that's exactly what barbara boxer is in favor of doing. >> pilots who are trained have a right to carry a gun in the cockpit because there's so much concern by the pilots that they be able to take action. that's where you want to have a
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gun on the airplane. not giving it to people who are on the terrorist watch list. >> now, the debate was expertly moderated by ktvu's political editor randy shandobil. it was at st. mary's college. it was the first such debate before the election in november. supporters of both candidates gathered outside the entrance of st. mary's college with dual demonstrations. fiorina supporters say the country needs her to -- needs her to stop the nation from showing interest. the coverage of the debate between barbara boxer and carly fiorina continues at ktvu.com. you will find lengthier experts. we're finding out more
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about the gunman who burst into the discovery channel headquarters yesterday. it's reported he talked to the network producer as he was holding three people person -- hostage. >> we knew something was going on. >> the gunman identified as james lee reportedly had some issues with some programs like kate plus 8. he says it promoted population growth. police eventually shot and killed lee. he's described as a homeless man, used to be here in california and police arrested all of the hostages following a four-hour standoff. right now ben ber bernanke is testifying before a panel about how to prevent another financial meltdown. these are live pictures of him right no. he's telling the crisis inquiry commission that if large institutions are a threat to the financial system they
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should be shut down before they trigger a crisis situation. and that bail -- and that bailouts are not the solution. the fed is discussing this. teachers had posted a wish list on a website that's called donors choose.org. they were asking for donations. on tuesday, the executive director of the clair ginini fund asked how much would it cost to fund every one of the teacher's wish list and later sent a check for $1.3 million. >> that's a wonderful story. 8:20. some pg&e customers say they've been overcharged by the new smart meters. we'll find out what an independent evaluator has to say about this.
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8:23. in the gulf of mexico bp officials are about to exam nl the stability of the -- examine the stability of the plug.
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engineers will remove the cap on the damaged blownout preventer so workers can eventually take it out and install a new one. bp says it's unlikely more crude oil will leak during today's procedure but they are sof -- they are offering no guarantees and oil collection vessels are on standby just in case there is a problem. we're gonna find out the results today of an independent investigation into pg&e's smartmeters. this morning, the consultant who was hired to evaluate the smartmeter program will give his report at a meeting of the california public utilities commission in san francisco. after that meeting, pg&e will make the results public. the audit was ordered after many customers complained about their bills skyrocketing after the new meters were installed. a bay area attraction is celebrating a big nean.
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children's fairlyland in oakland turns 60. the park opened on december 2nd in 1950. the park is celebrating with a cake at noon and sock hop in the afternoon. visitors are asked to dress as a favorite storybook character or in '50s attire. admission for the -- for the event is just $8. >> you know the famous story that walt disney went there and was inspired by it to create disneyland. >> i was gonna say that's like a mini disneyland in our backyard. >> that's where the idea came from. hey, sal, how is the traffic going? >> well, westbound bay bridge backed up. san mateo bridge looks okay. golden gate bridge looking
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good. richmond bridge looks okay in and out of marin. here's steve. as you can see, no fog there. how are you doing? updating temperatures. we do have fog off the coast. we'll see it on the stormtracker2. it's getting closer and a little haze in the city. 68 in the city. there's the fog. it's off the coast. you can see it but look at all of the wind, calm at oakland, calm at travis. fairfield, if it's calm over sfo, san pablo bay, you knee darned well we're not going to cool off but we will long time. by that i mean tomorrow. a lot of sun, warm to hot. i fly the fog in by parts of the coast. it might make an appearance late today but not before it's very mild to warm. froerlts in the mountains. 60s in the valleys. 70s. the fog is in california,
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southern california. patchy fog on the coast but a couple of steps inland. warm to hot. maybe a slight west wind later today. 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. 88 in san francisco. mid-90s upper 90s to near 100 inland. and tomorrow a little bit cooler, and then we start a cooldown. dave? >> thank you, steve. 8:26. well, it looks like the bidding war is over between dell and hp. we'll bling you all of the results. >> reporter: and in hercules, no new information about who found a missing person's report that led to the homicide on saturday. south of laredo, there's a place...
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welcome back. 8:29. this morning we're finding out more about what may have set off a crime spree that left five people dead in three bay area cities. 38-year-old efren valdemoro is right at the center of this bizarre and complicated homicide case. investigators are looking at jealous rage as one possible motive. they now believe valdemoro killed the 73-year-old hercules man because he thought either the victim or his son was having an affair with his girlfriend. and that son is still missing. investigators are also looking at valdemoro's troubled past. >> he was someone who had relationships with people and generally borrowed money and availed himself of the use of
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their vehicles and things like that. >> now, police have identified valdemoro's girlfriend as 46- year-old cindy tran. they say valdemoro strangled her during the high-speed police chase that came before his fatal shooting on tuesday night. now, coworkers say they were actually on the phone with ms. tran during that chase and they heard her begging for her life. one of them told "the contra costa times" and i'm quoting, "i could hear the car accelerating and he was yelling at her. i couldn't understand what he was saying and i yelled for someone to callen in and suddenly it was -- call 911 and suddenly it was silent." there are five people confirmed dead. the suspect, on the left, efren vam, was shot to death by the chp. his girlfriend was found dead inside his car after that chase. the bodies of marcaria smart
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and segundia allen were found inside their home. ricardo sales was beaten to death in hercules. his son, frederick, is still missing.

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